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NOVEMBER THIRD 2020

I've never been the kind of guy
who expected what I did not earn
like manna falling from the sky
or cutting in line out of turn.

For over fifty years I've earned my way
and my old body paid the price
for strains and bumps along the way
and bones broken once or twice.

America was built by folks like me
not by those expecting a free ride,
but by men who fought to keep us free
not by those who'd run and hide.

Now socialism has come our way
demanding earned gains be taxed away
given to leeches who sleep all day.
Do working folks now have no say?

so now we have come to a choice,
follow Venezuala down the rat hole
become weak without a voice
trading "free" stuff for our soul.

Trump is not a perfect man
but look at the choice we have to make.
Biden seems us out each time he can
and runs entirely for his own sake.

Plus all know he won't last long
then round heel Harris will take his place
with her worn knees and socialist song.
The U.S. cannot go to that place......

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Structured: Western
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I want the raw truth, feel free to knock me on my back
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I know there are a lot of Trump haters here but can you actually support what will become the Harris Administration?
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u'd have been
the best ever
Americas kid

too much dislike for politics.

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Of course people with different politics can be friends if they so choose. Now to a couple of things you said. OBAMA was the one who started separating children from parents, not Trump. As to the wall, I can understand why many in Europe are intolerant of walls. Almost all walls and especially the Berlin wall were built to force people to stay within the walled area. The southern border wall is being built to keep America from being inundated with additional millions of people who want to enter our country illegally. No country can survive being swarmed by people who start off by breaking immigration laws.Oh well, in a week or so we'll know whether we have a new president........

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The U.S. will survive regardless who is elected but it won't be the same great nation if biden wins

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AMEN! AMEN!
Thank you so much for writing this. It's true. It's real. It means so much. Amen again, I agree 100% and love this stanza especially:
"America was built by folks like me
not by those expecting a free ride,
but by men who fought to keep us free
not by those who'd run and hide."
It's so true, and so shameful what we have come to, but
There is hope.
Thank you, again, for writing and sharing this. I am so thrilled to learn what you believe
And in so doing, find I'm not alone.

"To reveal art and conceal the artist is art's true aim." Oscar Wilde

I often think I am in a tiny minority these days. Good to know another poet agrees with my beliefs

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and lived to give it
promises are made to fool
then its wise to remain cool
for due years
they'd granted to u
who fools u
no they
stan glad u stay away
and say what u may
nice POLITICIAN
STAND UP next time .

I'll leave a printed vote
BEHIND
for thine

the gravy train that carrier politicians have become accustomed to. BTW how have you been?

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